A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 101 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:58:47 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.6335° West, 19.2593° North, depth 29 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 14:58:47 / December 17, 2019 @ 2:58 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019351067. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351067.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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